Microsoft DOS map command

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

About map

The map command is a recovery console command that displays the physical device name of a drive letter.

Availability

The map command is a recovery console command that is available in the below Microsoft operating systems.

Windows 2000
Windows XP

Map syntax

Displays a mapping of drive letters to physical device names. This information is useful when you run the fixboot and fixmbr commands. The map command is only available when you are using the Recovery Console.

map [arc]

arc Instructs the map command to display Advanced RISC Computing (ARC) device names instead of device names.

Map examples

map

Displays all of the device names.

Additional information

  • See our map definition for further information and related links on this term.